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Listings are obtained from a variety of resources and their inclusion does not imply an endorsement from the Kentucky Arts Council. Before making a submission, please verify deadlines and requirements with the listing organization.


Arts Jobs

None listed currently.

Literary

New Opportunities

Open call for writers and artists

Sunspot Literary Journal

Sunspot Lit has an Open call for longform fiction, nonfiction, poems, and graphic novels closing November 15. Open call for short stories, short nonfiction, and graphic novels closes December 1. See our Submittable page: https://sunspotlit.submittable.com/submit or our Duotrope page: https://duotrope.com/listing/27249/sunspot-literary-journal for additional open calls for shorter works and art.

$6.50 / $8.00

2022-12-01

SunspotLit@gmail.com

Writers Groups

The Bard's Corner Writer's Group

Hardin County Public Library

Meetings are held at 6 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of the month. Established in September 2002, this is a free and open group for writers of all levels and genres.

Elizabethtown, KY

Grant Co. Writers Group

Meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at the Grant Co. Public Library, Williamstown.

Williamstown, Ky.

WRITER'S CRAFT CONFERENCE

Women Who Write

All writers, all genders and genres and all levels of experience are encouraged to attend.

Louisville, Ky.

$75; $60 for Women Who Write members

CAPITAL CITY WRITERS ROUNDTABLE

The Capital City Writers Roundtable meets monthly in Frankfort, Ky.

Elizabethtown, KY

THE POEZIA POETRY GROUP

The Poezia Poetry Group meets every first Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at Common Grounds.

Lexington, Ky.

PENHOUSE RETREAT CENTER

PenHouse Retreat Center is now open—a place for rest and creativity. PenHouse is a spacious two-story 120-year-old country home located in a horseshoe bend of the Elkhorn Creek in northern Franklin County. PenHouse is the perfect place to write, to host book parties and readings, to offer workshops or attend them.

Franklin County, KY

INKY READING SERIES

The InKY Reading Series is a monthly music and literature event held on the second Friday of the month at The Bard's Town in Louisville, Ky. This event is always free.

Louisville, KY

Ongoing Opportunities

CARNEGIE CENTER

The Carnegie Center offers a variety of classes and seminars.

Lexington, Ky.

PEN AMERICAN CENTER

Ky Story

The PEN American Center offers a variety of emergency assistance, including grants, for professional writers.

ONLINE WRITING WORKSHOPS

Fine Arts Work Center

Building on the Fine Arts Work Center's tradition of creative excellence and community, 24PearlStreet offers an engaging online learning experience led by nationally recognized poets and writers.

Media

New Opportunities

Call for Photography for West Kentucky Region

Kentucky Western Waterlands Tourism Region

The KWW Region is looking to hire a Kentucky photographer to take photos in each one of the western Kentucky counties represented in the destination (10 areas). Photo shoots will take place in Spring 2023. Must have experience in shooting indoor/outdoor settings with a destination view point. These photos will be used by the tourism offices, KWW and KDT in advertising and promotions.

Murray, KY

2023-01-04

erincarrico@tourmurray.com

Ongoing Opportunities

This Moment in America

Swamp Witch Studio

Audio Submissions Request, from everyday sounds to personal reflections, we are seeking a variety of submission types

Louisville, KY

contact@swampwitchstudio.com

This Moment in America

Swamp Witch Studio

Audio Submissions Request, from everyday sounds to personal reflections, we are seeking a variety of submission types.

Louisville, KY

contact@swampwitchstudio.com

TFI: Filmmaker Programs

Tribeca Film Institute

We provided funding, mentorship, and networking opportunities for entry- to mid-level filmmakers.

Multidisciplinary

New Opportunities

Portraits International Call - Art & Literature Journal - Deadline November 30, 2022

ArtAscent

Portraits of people and animals tell such great stories. They evoke emotion. They suggest deeper meaning. They tell us about someone else, and maybe even ourselves. Sometimes they’re just beautiful. Or shocking. Or surprising. Share your PORTRAITS with words or imagery.

$20+

2022-11-30

info@artascent.com

Ongoing Opportunities

Be An Artist-In-Residence

National Parks Service

The National Parks Service offers programs for visual artists, writers, musicians and other creative media. Programs vary, but residencies are typically two to four weeks in length and most include lodging. Often artists are invited to participate in park programs by sharing their art with the public.

Kentucky Peer Advisory Network (KPAN)

Kentucky Arts Council

Arts professionals on the KPAN roster are available to provide three- to six- hour consultancies to assist eligible organizations and individual artists with board development, grant writing, marketing and promotions, strategic planning, festival planning and other activities. Consultancy fees are paid by the Kentucky Arts Council.

Performing

New Opportunities

Ongoing Opportunities

Visual & Craft

New Opportunities

The Hazards Online Juried Exhibition

MidwestNice Art

The Hazards will be a Fall 2022 online juried exhibition. The theme, the hazards, focuses on the idea of hazards, taking risks, venturing forward, pitfalls and peril, with concern for chance. The exhibition will examine these ideas through a variety of mediums in art.

Aberdeen, SD

$5

2022-11-15

epiphany.knedler@gmail.com

Open Call for Entries by Artists in the States of OHIO, KENTUCKY, & INDIANA

Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center

The Cincinnati based non-profit arts organization and gallery, Manifest, invites visual artists and designers to submit works made by those currently living in either Ohio, Kentucky, or Indiana. Open to any and all traditional and non-traditional visual arts 2d, 3d, or 4d media, genre, and subject. Professionals as well as students are encouraged to enter.

Cincinnati, OH

$40 for up to FOUR entries submitted. $5 per each additional entry.

November 26, 2022

info@manifestgallery.org

CAST|molded: A Call for Works Made Using Casting Methods, Molds, Stamps, or Forms

Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center

The Cincinnati based non-profit arts organization and gallery, Manifest, invites visual artists and designers to submit works made using casting methods, molds, stamps, or forms to create a primarily three-dimensional piece. Works that explore the boundaries between 2d and 3d, such as relief work, are also most welcome.

Cincinnati, OH

$40 for up to FOUR entries submitted. $5 per each additional entry.

November 27, 2022

info@manifestgallery.org

2023 Bernheim Artist in Residence

Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest

For more than four decades, the Artist in Residence program has attracted artists from around the world who seek to use Bernheim as their inspiration. Bernheim's Artist in Residence Program promotes multi-disciplinary explorations of our relationship with the natural environment through artistic expression, expanding upon Bernheim's long history of art in the landscape. $2500 stipend.

Clermont, KY

2022-11-28

hannah.coleman@bernheim.org

2023 ArtTreasury Collector's Annual Call For Artists

ArtAscent

ArtTreasury is an annual time capsule of global creativity, a treasure box of artwork by diverse artists. This magazine provides a special feature on each artist, complete with their art, artist statement and contact information. Book your space in this special catalogue of talented of artists from around the world.

$90

2022-11-30

info@artascent.com

A Very Vestige Christmas

Vestige Concept Gallery

It's that time of year! The holidays are coming and Vestige Concept Gallery loves to celebrate with style, beauty, and ART. Starting Mid-November, this Mixed Exhibition is open to all artists and any genre, and has no specific theme. Works should somehow convey a "sense of season" relating to their appeal and sale-ability.... Read More and Apply Today

Pittsburgh, PA

2022-12-04

contact@vestigegallery.com

EXPO 42

b.j. spoke gallery

EXPO 42 will be a virtual show juried by Kiko Aebi, a Curatorial Assistant in the Department of Drawings and Prints at The Museum of Modern Art All fine arts media are acceptable. Artist will be allowed to submit up to 6 images and/or 2 videos. Cash prize for First Place is $300, $200 for Second Place and $100 for Third Place.

Huntington, NY

$45.00

2022-12-09

bjspokegallery25@gmail.com

LEAP (Lydon Emerging Artist Program) Award

Contemporary Craft

The program recognizes exceptional emerging talent in the contemporary craft field and provides opportunities for these early career artists to bring their artwork to the consumer market. The yearlong retail program features, markets and sells the work of one winner and four finalists. The winner also receives a $1,000 prize.

Pittsburgh, PA

Entry Fees paid by 11/30/22 will be $15. Entry Fees paid 12/01/22-12/15/22 will increase to $25.

2022-12-15

store@contemporarycraft.org

2023 ELMER LUCILLE ALLEN CONFERENCE ON AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES Exhibition

Spalding University

Today's Black youth are misunderstood, stigmatized, & ignored by adults in government, education, & everyday society. Attempts to “empower” youth, rather than engage with them fall short of success. We are seeking artistic works of any medium relating to the theme of Black Youth Advocacy, Education, & Socialization to present in the 5th Annual Elmer Lucille Allen Conference at Spalding University.

Louisville, KY

2022-12-16

abotner@spalding.edu

After Hours

Vestige Concept Gallery

Midnight ravers, all-nighters, night owls, nighthawks, "last call"...or is this just the beginning? Vestige Concept Gallery wants to know what happens long after the sun goes down...

Pittsburgh, PA

27

2022-12-17

contact@vestigegallery.com

Ongoing Opportunities

Call For Artists

B3 Gallery

Nashville, IN

Artist Residency Greek Island

The Skopelos Foundation for the Arts

Greek Island of Skopelos

OPEN CALL FOR LOUISVILLE ARTISTS

Local Language

Oakland, CA

THE GALLERIES FOR THE ARTS COUNCIL OF NORTHEASTERN KENTUCKY

Looking for KENTUCKY based artists to show work at the Pendelton Arts Center

Ashland, KY

Call to artists and designers | Design Challenge

Minted

CALL FOR ENTRIES

Yeiser Art Center

Paducah, KY

Looking to sell your work? The Yeiser Art Center is seeking consignment artwork to sell in the Gallery Store. All original art and craft media will be considered and selection will be based upon quality and marketability. Those interested in submitting work should send five to ten samples of their work, price list, contact information, a short biography and consideration about how the work should be displayed.